Edward Prince of Wales with Harry Beadnell in Courtenay park, 1919. CDM 2004. 42.3

The “Headlines” exhibition explores some news making events as seen through newspapers in the Comox Valley during the twentieth century.

Through two world wars, the depression, the introduction of infrastructure and development of industry and culture, we see history being made. Ads, editorials and unique stories about extraordinary individuals provide a glimpse into the changing character of our community.